TL8978 : Euston Watermill - Pump

taken 8 years ago, near to Euston, Suffolk, Great Britain

Euston Watermill - Pump
Euston Watermill - Pump
The watermill powers a pump and one millstone, this is the pump. Powering water around the estate.
Euston Watermill
Euston watermill LinkExternal link is one of four mills open to the public in Suffolk. It is on the private estate here which is open to the public on several days of the year. The mill was built by Sir Samuel Morland in the 1670s for Lord Arlington. It was supplied by a man made lake via a canal LinkExternal link. The original waterwheel position is the bricked up section next to the main door LinkExternal link. The purpose was to pump water to the fountains and hall. In 1731 the mill was redesigned by Willian Kent, to look like a church. The canal was filled in and the weir built. A single pair of stones was also added LinkExternal link. The iron waterwheel LinkExternal link and axle are of the local manufacturer and famous Charles Burrell of Thetford LinkExternal link. A simple handcrane was used as a sack hoist LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 September, 2010   (more nearby)
Thursday, 2 September, 2010
Pumping station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 896 787 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:22.4530N 0:47.0938E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 897 787
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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